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Brazil’s ENBPar and Rosatom agree to cooperate

Brazil’s ENBPar and Rosatom agree to cooperate

Participações em Energia Nuclear e Binacional SA and Russia’s Rosatom signed a Memorandum of Understanding which seeks to promote mutual cooperation in areas and activities related to nuclear energy.

Corporate 05 October 2022


Released Zaporizhzhia director general 'not returning to role'

Released Zaporizhzhia director general 'not returning to role'

The International Atomic Energy Agency says it understands that Ihor Murashov, who had been director general at Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, will not resume the role after his release from Russian detention.  Energoatom's President Petro Kotin says administration of the plant was transferred to Kyiv following the detention and that he has now taken on the role of its acting director general.

Regulation & Safety 05 October 2022


Fuel despatched for China's CFR-600 fast neutron reactor

Fuel despatched for China's CFR-600 fast neutron reactor

The first batch of nuclear fuel has been dispatched to China for the CFR-600 sodium-cooled pool-type fast-neutron nuclear reactor at Xiapu in China's Fujian province.

New Nuclear 30 September 2022


Base plate for BREST reactor delivered to site

Base plate for BREST reactor delivered to site

The steel base plate for the BREST-OD-300 lead-cooled fast reactor has been delivered to the construction site at the Siberian Chemical Combine's Seversk facility in Russia's Tomsk Region. The circular component was delivered in two halves, which will be assembled into a single structure before installation.

New Nuclear 23 September 2022


Akkuyu 2’s reactor vessel installed

Akkuyu 2’s reactor vessel installed

The second unit at Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear power plant has had the installation of its reactor pressure vessel completed.

New Nuclear 22 September 2022


Grossi holds Zaporizhzhia safety zone talks with Ukraine and Russia

Grossi holds Zaporizhzhia safety zone talks with Ukraine and Russia

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said that his separate talks with the foreign ministers of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba, and of Russia, Sergei Lavrov, indicate there is a "solid basis" for believing that a safety and security zone around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant can be established.

Regulation & Safety 22 September 2022


Shelling near South Ukraine nuclear plant prompts fresh IAEA warning

Shelling near South Ukraine nuclear plant prompts fresh IAEA warning

Shelling which caused an explosion 300 metres from reactors at the South Ukraine nuclear power plant "all too clearly demonstrates the dangers at other nuclear facilities in the country", said International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi as he steps up efforts to implement a safety and security zone around the Zaporizhzhia plant.

Regulation & Safety 20 September 2022


IAEA board calls for Russia to hand over control of Zaporizhzhia

IAEA board calls for Russia to hand over control of Zaporizhzhia

The board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency adopted the resolution, which calls on Russia to "cease all actions against, and at, Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant", in a vote, with 26 in favour, seven abstentions and two voting against.

Regulation & Safety 16 September 2022


Beloyarsk BN-800 fast reactor running on MOX

Beloyarsk BN-800 fast reactor running on MOX

Unit 4 of Beloyarsk nuclear power plant with a BN-800 fast reactor has been connected to the grid and resumed operations after being fully loaded with uranium-plutonium mixed oxide fuel.

Uranium & Fuel 13 September 2022


IAEA says both sides 'engaging' with Zaporizhzhia safety zone plan

IAEA says both sides 'engaging' with Zaporizhzhia safety zone plan

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi says that consultations have begun over establishing a "safety and security zone" at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and says that despite shelling continuing "I have seen signs that they are interested in this agreement".

Regulation & Safety 12 September 2022